This is the career profile of Dental Surgery Assistant.
A Dental Surgery Assistant assists Dental Specialists in surgery and in providing dental-related support.
His is in charge of preparing dental facilities for dental procedures, ensuring that all dental instruments and equipment are clean and sterile, educate patients on dental and post-operative care, and assist in any dental surgery/ procedure.
A Dental Surgery Assistant must have a caring attitude towards his patients’ welfare. He must also be proficient in computer skills as some administrative duties is required.
Entry requirements to private health-care institutions would be a certificate in Dental Surgery Assisting, while public health-care institutions require at least an O or N level for entry.